East Melbourne, Protestant

Year Built: 1872

Denomination: Protestant

Address: 4 Morrison Place, East Melbourne, Victoria, 3002

Architect: Lloyd Tayler

Architectural Style: Gothic

Traditional Owners: Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung & Bunurong Boon Wurrung people

Last Updated: 15/02/2024

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History and Architecture:

A Church built for the Trustees of the Swedenborgian Church. Built in 1872, to the design of Lloyd Tayler the gothic-style bluestone residence was once home to the New Temple Church. The main facade embraces a Decorated Gothic window of three lights flanked by buttresses, with a projecting porch. Was a store room for the Eye and Ear Hospital then purchased about 1998 by Frank Costa President of the Geelong Football club. Was sold again in 2021 as a private dwelling.


This list may not contain every serving cleric, past or present, for this church.
Further submissions welcomed.

Years Name Annotation D.o.B D.o.D
1878 - Rev Joseph J. Thornton


No information currently available. Submissions welcomed.


1. Victorian Heritage Database.
2. Trove.